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Re: OT: Celestial maps

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Monday, January 14, 2008, 5:27
>"Paul Schleitwiler, FCM" <pjschleitwilerfcm@...> wrote:
>Okay. Good luck. I would suggest contacting an astronomy group, but >it is a rare request. What do you need it for?
I'm trying to figure out what figures might have been available in the past for zodiac signs for my conculture. I guess it really doesn't matter. There are so many stars that anybody can see anything he wants in them. The constellations of today only vaguely resemble what they're named for. I suspect that, at least in some cases, the name was chosen before the constellation was found. "I'd like to have a lion in the sky. Let me see if I can find a star formation that looks like a lion!" Charlie


Edgard Bikelis <bikelis@...>
Paul Schleitwiler, FCM <pjschleitwilerfcm@...>
Herman Miller <hmiller@...>